In This Issue of Indiana Lawyer

Sept. 20-Oct. 3, 2017

Lawyers and the judge in the Mike Tyson rape case recall a historic trial 25 years later. Indiana is taking the first step in addressing a backlog of untested rape kits: counting the shelved cases. Law firms are taking action to develop plans to deal with disasters.

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Untested rape exam kits number thousands in Indiana

Like many states, Indiana has a problem — mountains of untested rape exam kits in local law enforcement agencies that contain DNA evidence potentially identifying sex offenders. Indiana’s backlog of untested kits is certainly in the thousands. Victim advocates say the question is, how many thousands?

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Immigration attorneys weigh varying options for DACA clients

As the country waits to learn what, if any, legislative deal might be struck in order to preserve the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in light of President Donald Trump’s decision to rescind it, immigration law attorneys say they are looking for ways to advise their clients on how to plan for their futures.

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Disciplinary Actions 9/20/17

The Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission brings charges against attorneys who have violated the state’s rules for admission to the bar and Rules of Professional Conduct. The Indiana Commission on Judicial Qualifications brings charges against judges, judicial officers, or judicial candidates for misconduct. Details of attorneys’ and judges’ actions for which they are being disciplined […]

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IndyBar: Give Back at the IndyBar Service Day

On September 29, 2017, the Indianapolis Bar Association, through the Professionalism Committee, is hosting the inaugural IndyBar Service Day in conjunction with Indy Do Day. The event focuses on assisting causes throughout Indianapolis and allows law students and lawyers to give back by providing services to benefit local organizations.

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IndyBar: Nissa’s News

There is still time to sign up to join the IndyBar’s Professionalism Committee with our inaugural IndyBar Service Day in conjunction with Indy Do Day. The event will run from 8 a.m. until noon on Friday, September 29.

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